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Breast cancer: Blood test may predict relapse

Hematology - Τετ, 07/10/2019 - 12:00
New research introduces an innovative blood test that may predict the chances of breast cancer recurring by measuring a person's antitumor response.
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New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat'

Genetics - Σάβ, 07/06/2019 - 13:00
Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism.
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How does tumor size relate to breast cancer stage?

Cancer - Παρ, 07/05/2019 - 20:00
Doctors use tumor size to help determine the stage of breast cancer. People with early-stage cancers are likely to have smaller tumors that are easier for doctors to treat. However, doctors take many other factors into account when determining the cancer stage and possible treatment approaches. Learn more here.
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3 creepy crawlies that may revolutionize health

Cancer - Παρ, 07/05/2019 - 19:00
Are you scared or fascinated by crawling, flying, scurrying critters? This Spotlight feature explains how creepy crawlies may forward clinical research.
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Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight

Genetics - Παρ, 07/05/2019 - 18:00
While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests.
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Programming bacteria to fight cancer

Cancer - Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 19:00
Scientists have shown that programming bacteria to help the immune system fight cancer can shrink tumors and increase survival in mice.
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Programming bacteria to fight cancer

Genetics - Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 19:00
Scientists have shown that programming bacteria to help the immune system fight cancer can shrink tumors and increase survival in mice.
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How a unique gene mutation may drive autism

Genetics - Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 18:00
Working with animal models and analyzing human genetic information, researchers discover how one gene may be key to the development of autism.
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What is the link between age and breast cancer?

Cancer - Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 05:00
A person's risk of breast cancer increases with age. Doctors most commonly diagnose the condition in females over the age of 50. However, there are many other factors that can affect the chances of developing breast cancer. Learn about these risk factors, as well as the benefits and risks of regular screening, here.
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What to know about tubular carcinoma

Cancer - Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 03:00
Tubular carcinoma is a type of invasive breast cancer. In this article, learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of tubular carcinoma and the outlook for people with this cancer.
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What to know about medullary breast carcinoma

Cancer - Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 02:00
Medullary breast carcinoma is a rare type of invasive breast cancer. In this article, we look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment of medullary breast carcinoma and the outlook for people with this cancer.
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Best anti-cancer supplements

Cancer - Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 01:00
Anti-cancer supplements can include vitamin tablets and herbal extracts. However, while supplements may help to reduce a person’s risk of developing cancer or support the body during cancer treatment, no supplement can replace standard cancer therapies. Learn more here.
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When does ovulation restart after a miscarriage?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 00:00
After a miscarriage, a women’s menstrual cycle will restart. The first day of bleeding will be day 1 of the new cycle. For people with regular cycles, ovulation typically occurs around day 14. However, it may take several months for a woman’s cycle to return to usual after pregnancy loss. Learn more here.
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World first: Researchers completely remove HIV from mice

Genetics - Τετ, 07/03/2019 - 19:00
Using a new antiretroviral therapy followed by gene editing, researchers were able to completely eliminate HIV from mice for the very first time.
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How antibiotics may render flu infections more dangerous

Genetics - Τετ, 07/03/2019 - 17:00
A study in mice found that antibiotic treatments leave the lungs more vulnerable to flu infection. How? The drugs' effect on gut bacteria plays a key role.
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What is the average baby weight by month?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τρί, 07/02/2019 - 22:00
In this article, learn about average baby weight by month. Male babies tend to be slightly heavier than female babies, and growth usually slows down after about 6 months.
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Can the Rife machine treat cancer?

Cancer - Τρί, 07/02/2019 - 21:00
The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that a person attaches to their hands or feet. Proponents claim that it can cure cancer and HIV, but there is no scientific evidence to support this. Learn more here.
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Gold nanoparticles promise safe cancer drugs, better vaccines

Cancer - Τρί, 07/02/2019 - 19:00
A new study suggests that targeting B cells with gold nanoparticles could be a safe way to improve vaccines and treatments for cancer and other diseases.
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Which natural treatments can help people with breast cancer?

Cancer - Τρί, 07/02/2019 - 02:00
A number of natural and complementary therapies can help support a person’s mind and body during breast cancer treatment and may also help alleviate medication side effects. However, these therapies cannot replace standard treatment for breast cancer. Learn more here.
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Why does my face go red after drinking alcohol?

Hematology - Δευ, 07/01/2019 - 23:00
Some people develop a red flush in their face after drinking alcohol. This article explains why this happens, who it affects, and what the facial flush means for a person's health.
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